(neon sign buzzing) (clock ticking) (therapist clears throat) - So, tell me about this boomerang.
- When I was a kid, growing up in Nigeria, I was happy.
I had friends.
One day, we were just playing with this boomerang.
We weren't doing anything wrong.
I took it on.
I thought it would be fun.
What a fool.
I threw the boomerang, and it never came back.
I waited, and I waited out there, but it just never came back.
(suspenseful music) - Hmm.
And you think this boomerang is coming for you.
- I know it is.
It's out there.
Circling the skies.
Waiting to strike.
(cat meows) Sometimes, I think I see it in the corner of my eye in the windows.
I watch my back.
I can never be too careful.
I spend every night waiting for it to get here.
But any time I even see something that even looks like it's flying towards me, I take off running.
I'm losing it.
So I've just got a question for you, Doctor.
What do you call a boomerang that doesn't come back?
A stick, a stick!
It's ruining my life!
- You need to face your fear.
You can't hide anymore.
Take off the helmet.
- Help me.
The boomerang, it hit me!
- Yes, yes, it's all over.
- I'm free!
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